Blood metabolites related to sugars were associated with older adults' global cognitive function across different races and ethnicities.
In young children, poor nutrition coupled with living in a chaotic environment may be detrimental to cognitive and executive function.
People who are more determined, or express more "grit" have different patterns of cognitive performance, researchers say. However, having more grit does not necessarily translate into having better cognitive performance.
For some, cognitive performance on tasks improves while walking via a change in the use of neural resources.
Having three or more children was associated with an increased risk of cognitive decline later in life.
A review of 71 studies over 40 years aligns with the hypothesis that belief in the paranormal is associated with differences and deficits in cognitive function.
From helping to improve attention and staving off cognitive decline, to improving immune system function, researchers explore the many health benefits tea has to offer.
Musical training influences visual working memory, researchers discovered. The study found regions of the brain may share a common component that influences both visual and musical working memory.
Your epigenetic "age" can predict your risk of developing cognitive impairments and dementia later in life, a new study reports. Epigenetic age takes into account specific personal epigenetic changes that occur in relation to your biological age.
People who scored high for conscientiousness lived two years longer without a decline in cognitive function than those who were less conscientious. Those who scored lower for neuroticism and higher in extraversion were more likely to regain normal cognitive function following a diagnosis of MCI, suggesting those personality traits may be associated with neuroprotection.